Defining Your Business
Fashionable Pants in the Workplace
Some pants that are "hot" on the fashion
scene spell sabotage for you when worn in the workplace. Although
fashionable, these styles do not speak a businesslike language.
pants - popular in men and women’s fashions
pants - popular in men and women's fashions
Capri Pants - popular
in women's fashions
All three styles connote leisure time or sporty
activities. Enjoy them outside the workplace, but they are NOT
Additional Pant Tips
In menswear, flat-front trousers should
not be cuffed; pleated trousers should be cuffed
Khakis are more empowering
on blondes or those with light hair. If you have dark hair
and want to wear khakis, opt for an olive,
navy, black, or dark gray chino. Khakis and chinos must be
pressed to exude professionalism.
Dress slacks/trousers are far more distinctive
for business casual wear than khakis are. For an executive-level
for dark dress slacks.
Corduroys are casual. Narrow wale cords
are more slenderizing than wide wale corduroy styles.
are generally not appropriate as office attire. While they
may be acceptable in the fashion, beauty, and creative
industries, they’re risky business for most workplaces.
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